Location: Alpena, Michigan
Material Handling Technician
Works under the general direction of supervisor or leader. Duties include using appropriate methods to fill interplant and customer orders as well as loading and unloading materials to inside and outside warehouses. Works with stock pick lists, shop receiving documents and vendor receiving documentation performing the necessary transactions. Performs daily cycle counts and assists in annual inventory checks. Uses the integrated business system to manage stock locations. Tags purchased and manufactured parts with the proper Besser part number. Prepares parts for domestic or export shipments while conforming to shipping specifications, regulations and requirements. Measures, cuts and assembles shipping boxes and crates using power and hand tools provided. Works with wood, paper and paperboard, hardboard, waterproof paper and various packing materials including foam. Checks product to be shipped against shipping order to insure proper amounts, identification and correct materials are shipped. Weigh containers using either bench or floor scales for shipping weights. Uses tools and handling equipment necessary to perform job. Assisting the rigger loader in the car end loading area when required.
SKILL: Understands blueprints, picking and packing lists and receivers. Ability to use hand and power tools and other tools incidental to operations. Operate foam packing machine. Use bench and floor type weighing scales. Must have knowledge of loading and unloading equipment. Must have a working knowledge of the receiving and stock parameters of the integrated business system. Must have knowledge of use of cable slings, chains and other lifting devices. Must be able to construct skids including selecting appropriate materials.
EXPERIENCE: Knowledge of storeroom, receiving and shipping procedures. Familiarity with power and hand tools used. Qualified on jeeps and hoists and hazardous material training. One to three months of job experience for qualification.
RESPONSIBILITY: Follows standard practices under general supervision of the supervisor or leader. Responsible for seeing that correct parts and quantities are shipped, also signs and dates all appropriate documentation. Reasonable care must be used in handling and packaging parts to avoid damage. Must use caution when using foaming machine.
Company Expectations of Employee
JOB KNOWLEDGE [Employee has skills to complete their duties and understand their new role]
QUALITY OF WORK [Employee’s output is accurate, complete, and works in a safe manner]
QUANTITY OF WORK [Employee is effective and efficient with their time; while meeting deadlines]
RELATIONSHIPS [Employee works well with the team/customers and fits our ‘ownership’ culture]
INITIATIVE [Employee is self‐motivated and shows interest in adding value beyond job description]
Generally good shop conditions. Some exposure to dirt, oily or greasy parts, dust and exposure to weather conditions. Some bending.
Potential for cuts and bruises, possible exposure to fumes.
The Company will make provisions for the safety and health of the employees during the hours of their employment. The Company and Union will cooperate in a continuing program to eliminate safety and health hazards. All employees will practice safety first every day.
How to Apply
Do you think you’d make an excellent fit for Besser Company and enjoy all the beauty that Alpena, Michigan has to offer? Please forward your resume to:
Besser Company World Headquarters
Attn: Human Resources, Hiring
801 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707 USA